Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3399: Edward Lang 20 Gauge Sidelever Backaction Hammer Shotgun

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Factory Engraved Edward Lang 20 Gauge Sidelever Back-Action Double Barrel Hammer Shotgun with Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Factory Engraved Edward Lang 20 Gauge Sidelever Back-Action Double Barrel Hammer Shotgun with Case

Manufacturer: English
Model: Side By Side
Type: Shotgun
Gauge: 20
Barrel: 30 inch solid rib
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 257
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured circa 1879 and later refurbished by Atkin, Grant and Lang. Blued steel barrels with single bead sight on the smooth rib which is marked "EDWARD LANG 89 WICMORE STREET LONDON", "SLEEVED" on the flats, 2006 dated London nitro proofs (likely when sleeved), choke constrictions of .010/.015 inches, and 2 3/4 inch chambers with extractor. The casehardened sidelever backaction displays scroll engraving and features rebounding hammers and double triggers. Beautifully figured, multi-point checkered forend with engraved fittings and straight grip stock with leather wrapped recoil pad. Includes a leather bound takedown case. Stock measurements: 1 3/8 inch drop at comb; 1 13/16 inch drop at heel; 14 3/8 inch length of pull; weight 5 lbs 13 oz.

Rating Definition:

Very fine as professionally refurbished, retaining 99% blue and casehardened finishes, minor handling evidence, and sharp checkering on the wood. The case is very fine. Mechanically excellent.



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